Mandarin Oriental Mayfair will launch in early 2024 as a discreet, sleek and intimate property based in the heart of London’s most stylish neighbourhoods, where fashion, media, art and business intersect. The hotel will comprise 50 guestrooms and 77 private residences, the first restaurants in the UK by award-winning Chef Akira Back and a stunning signature Spa.
A sleek boutique sister Spa to the esteemed wellness space at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Mayfair is moving into new spaces by offering dynamic treatments such as new to London binaural ‘biohacks’ in an urban utopia on Hanover Square, in the heart of Mayfair.
The spa will feature an indoor 25-metre heated swimming pool, sauna, vitality pools, experience showers and steam rooms, along with a state-of-the-art gym and an innovative array of bespoke wellness treatments.
The interiors of the subterranean spa have been designed by Tokyo based studio, Curiosity, who have also designed the public spaces throughout the hotel. Basing their concept on ‘a hub of nature and art’, the result is a sleek and stylish wellness space that draws on the greenery of Hanover Square. Guests are welcomed by a sculptural green Ming marble reception desk and an earthy palette of natural materials – wood, stone and warm bronze – with candle-like lighting creating a soothing setting cocooned beneath the beating heart of London.
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Mayfair will offer a carefully curated collection of treatments by a variety of brands that specialise in science and sustainability. These include results-driven ‘Swiss Perfection’; naturally pure, scientifically proven brand ‘Seed to Skin Tuscany’ and CBD-infused ‘OTO’. Two experiences, exclusive to the Spa, have been inspired by the local surroundings – a four-handed Tranquility of Mayfair massage therapy and a signature Elegance of Mayfair facial. Mandarin Oriental’s Asian heritage will be reflected through the Group’s signature Oriental Qi ritual that works on the energy of the meridiens’ using the benefits of essential oils from Mandarin Oriental’s bespoke range created exclusively by Aromatherapy Associates.
Traditional therapist led treatments combined with binaural acoustic and dynamic stimulation designed to synchronise with brain waves and induce a meditative, relaxed state will be offered with Mayfair footfall front of mind. New to London, these biohacking treatments are available as short 22-minute result-driven biohacks – Stress release, Mindfulness, Power Nap and Awaken. Other treatments include a series of NAD+ vitamin boosting IV infusions, designed to alleviate symptoms such as jetlag or hangovers as well as offering immune boosting support.
In addition to the treatments and therapies offered by The Spa, the hotel has also given careful consideration to the over-arching wellness concepts which will be embedded within the guest experience. This includes a partnership with Bodyspace who will provide a suite of hyper-personalised lifestyle performance services. With a focus on improving longevity and quality of life, Bodyspace brings together a unique network of world leading practitioners in fitness, nutrition, health technologies, science, and medical wellness to deliver transformational lifestyle performance programmes.
Concepts include personal training, the only commercial grade, digitally connected Pilates Reformer with an ever-growing library of 100+ results-driven on demand workouts, a multi-function fitness centre, swimming and fitness assessments, nutritional consultations, physiotherapy and compression therapy by NormaTec, technology used by elite athletes to improve recovery and performance.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, having grown from its Asian roots into a global brand, now operates 37 hotels and seven residences in 25 countries and territories, with each property reflecting the Group’s oriental heritage and unique sense of place. Mandarin Oriental has a strong pipeline of hotels and residences under development, and is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.
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